Student Health Promotion Manager

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Anschutz Medical Campus Student Services

Student Health Promotions Manager

Position # 00691261- Requisition 13160

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

Anschutz Medical Campus Student Services has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Student Health Promotions Manager position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Jobs in this career family support students' emotional and physical well-being and intellectual, cultural and social development outside the context of the formal instruction program or traditional academic unit. Functions include student counseling, career guidance, residence life, multicultural affairs, support of student activities and organizations, recreation services and intramural athletics administration.

Program Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of a program, function or work unit, including the Development and implementation of processes consistent with college, school or departmental strategies and processes. These positions typically do not supervise others.

Position Emphasis:

The Student Health Promotion Manager (SHPM) is responsible for providing oversight, leadership and direction for the development and implementation of evidence-based programming and initiatives designed to support student wellbeing and success in two portfolios: Student Health Promotion and Student Health Insurance. The main responsibilities in the student health insurance portfolio will be to respond to student inquiries and provide information about the mandatory insurance coverage at the Anschutz Medical Campus, other university-sponsored health services, deadlines for compliance and application forms, and the appeal process as well as create a seamless online experience for the student user. The main responsibilities of the Student Health Promotion portfolio will be to create, mobilize and sustain a vibrant campus-wide student health promotion program that supports a holistic model of wellness. This position will work with partners across the campus to assess, plan, implement and evaluate wellness initiatives that promote a healthy campus environment for students. In order to effectively manage these responsibilities, the candidate needs to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational and collaboration skills.

Student Health Insurance: The SHPM provides excellent customer service and guidance to all CU Anschutz students in navigating their health insurance needs and enrollment in the CU Anschutz Student Health insurance program. Specific duties related to SHIP are as follows: managing enrollment and cancellations, customer service and serving understanding student health care needs. These tasks often require follow up with other departments within CU Anschutz as well as outside vendors to ensure seamless service. SHPM is responsible to assist students with the waiver process by evaluating and rendering independent decisions regarding comparability of various group and individual policies to the requirements established by CU and the Board of Regents. SHPM is expected to use research, resources and independent judgment based on experience and training to make decisions in their daily work. SHPM communicates student health insurance offerings to students and Schools and Colleges and attends events on behalf of the student health insurance offerings. This position resolves student member issues via phone, email, and discussion, and reports on and identifies patterns in inquiries. The SHPM ensures the creation of eligibility files as appropriate, uploads appropriate eligibility files to appropriate vendors via email and secure FTP, and requests any necessary reporting from vendors. This position tracks payment files, including appeals and adjustments.

Student Health Promotions: The SHPM provides oversight and direction for assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive student health and wellness initiatives within the OCSS and in collaboration with CU Anschutz campus partners. This position conducts and incorporates campus-wide needs assessments, literature reviews, and program evaluations processes, and convenes a campus-wide student health promotion committee including representative from central campus services and Schools and Colleges. The SHPM initiates, leads and collaborates on health promotion efforts across campus including organizing and managing signature campus programming events such as national alcohol screening day, alcohol awareness week, the great American Smokeout and Stressfest and related programming. This position organizes and participates in educational outreach, such as information tabling and classroom presentations, while incorporating the principles of diversity and social justice concepts into all health promotion and wellness activities.

The SHPM administers, compiles and maintains the Biennial Report for the Department of Higher Education on substance free school zones, as part of a comprehensive campus-wide prevention. The SHPM assists campus resources in conducting the National College Health Assessment every three years, compiling the results, and presenting the data to the university community.

Other Duties: The SHPM is responsible for content management website for student health promotion and student health insurance, and may post to social media outlets as appropriate. This position utilizes campuses technology portals. Other duties as assigned.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $48,750 to $69,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in health education/ health promotion, public health, higher education, student affairs, social sciences or directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
  • The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for promoting health initiatives to a diverse customer base.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree health education/ health promotion, public health, higher education or other health-related field; or pursuit of Master's degree in student affairs, education, health promotion or related field.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.
  • Experience leading campus/community groups or coalitions.
  • Experience with web content management.
  • Student or other health insurance experience.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of health benefits.
  • Poised public speaking.
  • Excellent computer and database skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and act strategically.
  • Ability to be self-directed.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately research and appropriately apply findings to projects assigned.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by April 23, 2018. Those who do not apply by April 23, 2018 may or may not be considered.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, 2. A current CV/resume, 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references). Questions should be directed to: [Lindsie Haggerty [email protected] ]

Job Category: Student Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20576 - AVCASA-UL Student Assistance

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 6, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lindsie Haggerty

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00677040





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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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